Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 1698-1699 [2019-01054]

Download as PDF 1698 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 24 Tuesday, February 5, 2019 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request January 31, 2019. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are requested regarding (1) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by March 7, 2019 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Rural Utilities Service Title: 7 CFR 1717 Subpart Y, Settlement of Debt Owed by Electric Borrowers OMB Control Number: 0572–0116. Summary of Collection: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) makes mortgage loans and loan guarantees to electric systems to provide and improve electric service in rural areas pursuant to the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 901 et. seq.) (RE Act). This information collection requirement stems from passage of Public Law 104– 127, which amended section 331(b) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921 et seq.,) to extend to the RUS’ loans and loan guarantees the Secretary authority to compromise, adjust, reduce, or chargeoff debts or claims owed to the government (collectively, debt settlement) with respect to loans made or guaranteed by RUS. Only those electric borrowers that are unable to fully repay their debts to the government and who apply to RUS for relief will be affected by this collection of information. The information collected will be similar to that which any prudent lender would need to determine whether debt settlement is required and the amount of relief that is needed. Need and Use of the Information: RUS will collect information to determine the need for debt settlement; the amount of debt the borrower can repay; the future scheduling of debt repayment; and, the range of opportunities for enhancing the amount of debt that can be recovered. Description of Respondents: Non-forprofit institutions; Business or other forprofit. Number of Respondents: 1. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 1,000. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–01066 Filed 2–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request January 31, 2019. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are requested regarding (1) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by March 7, 2019 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Laboratories. OMB Control Number: 0583–0158. E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 24 / Tuesday, February 5, 2019 / Notices Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U. S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the public by verifying that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will use two forms to collect information to help assess laboratories participating in the pasteurized egg product or the Accredited Laboratory programs, to ensure they meet required standards. FSIS will use the PEPRL–F– 0008–05 form as a self assessment audit checklist to collect information related to the quality assurance/quality control procedures in place at in-plant and private laboratories participating n the Pasteurized Egg Product Recognized Laboratory program. FSIS uses the data collected in the desk audit of existing labs or in the appraisal of a new applicant. Any non-federal laboratory that is applying for the FSIS Accredited Laboratory program will need to complete an Application for FSIS Accredited Laboratory Program 10,110– 2 form. FSIS will use the information collected by the form to help access the laboratory applying for admission to the FSIS Accredited Laboratory program. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 14. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 13. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Records to be Kept by Official Establishments and Retail Stores that Grind Raw Beef Products. OMB Control Number: 0583–0165. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U. S.C. 601 et seq.). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the public by verifying that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS requires that all establishments and retail stores that grind raw beef products for sale in commerce, including products ground at a customer’s request, are required to maintain certain records which will VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 fully and correctly disclose all transactions involved in their business subject to the Act. In addition, FSIS requires that specific information be kept in the required records and and that retail stores maintain storedesigned systems that allow them to link individual packages of raw ground or chopped beef products prepared and sold by them to the required records. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 65,911. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping: Weekly, Annually; Monthly. Total Burden Hours: 3,317,301. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–01054 Filed 2–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request January 31, 2019. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are required regarding (1) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by March 7, 2019 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1699 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Farm Service Agency Title: 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP) and Citrus Trees Block Grant to Florida. OMB Control Number: 0560–0291. Summary of Collection: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA, Pub. L. 115–123) authorized $2.36 billion in assistance for losses to crops, trees, bushes, and vine losses due to 2017 wildfires and hurricanes. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is implementing the provisions of the BBA by providing up to $2 billion in assistance to eligible producers through the 2017 WHIP, and approximately $340 million through a block grant with the State of Florida to address losses to citrus trees, and production. Need and Use of the Information: In order for FSA to determine whether a producer is eligible for 2017 WHIP and to calculate a payment, a producer is required to submit FSA–890 2017, WHIP application; FSA–891, Crop Insurance and/or NAP Coverage Agreement; FSA–892, Request for an Exception to the WHIP Payment Limitation (if applicable); FSA–893, 2018 Citrus Actual Production History and Approved Yield Record (Florida Only); CCC–902, Farm Operating Plan for Payment Eligibility; FSA–578, Report of Acreage; and AD–1026, Highly Erodible Land Conservation (HELC) and Wetland Conservation Certification. The information collected from the forms will be used by FSA and the State of Florida to determine eligibility and distribute payments to eligible producers under WHIP. Description of Respondents: Farms; State, Local and Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 44,124. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 29,611. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–01058 Filed 2–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 24 (Tuesday, February 5, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

January 31, 2019.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
are requested regarding (1) whether the collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by March 7, 
2019 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 
725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to 
submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV 
or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Copies of the submission(s) 
may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Laboratories.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0158.

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    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U. S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 451, et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 1031). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the public by 
verifying that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, 
unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will use two forms to collect 
information to help assess laboratories participating in the 
pasteurized egg product or the Accredited Laboratory programs, to 
ensure they meet required standards. FSIS will use the PEPRL-F-0008-05 
form as a self assessment audit checklist to collect information 
related to the quality assurance/quality control procedures in place at 
in-plant and private laboratories participating n the Pasteurized Egg 
Product Recognized Laboratory program. FSIS uses the data collected in 
the desk audit of existing labs or in the appraisal of a new applicant. 
Any non-federal laboratory that is applying for the FSIS Accredited 
Laboratory program will need to complete an Application for FSIS 
Accredited Laboratory Program 10,110-2 form. FSIS will use the 
information collected by the form to help access the laboratory 
applying for admission to the FSIS Accredited Laboratory program.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 14.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 13.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Records to be Kept by Official Establishments and Retail 
Stores that Grind Raw Beef Products.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0165.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U. S.C. 601 et seq.). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the 
public by verifying that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, 
not adulterated, and properly labeled and packaged.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS requires that all 
establishments and retail stores that grind raw beef products for sale 
in commerce, including products ground at a customer's request, are 
required to maintain certain records which will fully and correctly 
disclose all transactions involved in their business subject to the 
Act. In addition, FSIS requires that specific information be kept in 
the required records and and that retail stores maintain store-designed 
systems that allow them to link individual packages of raw ground or 
chopped beef products prepared and sold by them to the required 
records.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 65,911.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping: Weekly, Annually; Monthly.
    Total Burden Hours: 3,317,301.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-01054 Filed 2-4-19; 8:45 am]
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